Mark Mansueto
Mark Mansueto

Player Profile

West Chester, Pa.

High School:
West Chester East

141 pounds


Career Record:
44-35 (14-7 in duals)



As a Sophomore: Compiled a 20-13 record as a regular starter at 141 pounds for the Terps ... NCAA qualifier ... one of four Terps to make the trip to the nationals in St. Louis ... lost to Grant Hoerr of Wisconsin, 10-2, in the opening round ... scored a 9-2 decision over Duquesne's Brian McDermott in the consolation wrestle-backs to become the only Terp to earn a win in the tournament ... lost to Boise State's Gabe Vigil, 7-3, in the following round ... ACC Runner-up ... lost to Virginia's P.J. Bory, 6-4, in the finals ... took a seven-match win streak into the championships, the team's third longest of the season ... defeated No. 3 seed Oraefo Brown of NC State in sudden death, 3-2, in the semifinals ... finished the ACC regular season at a perfect 4-0 ... led the Terps with a 10-1 dual record ... defeated American's Pat Diaz, 12-5, in the season finale ... five of his seven duals wins between Jan. 15 and Feb. 9 were won by either major decisions (4) or technical falls (1) ... after a loss against Navy's Mark Conley, he won nine straight duals to end the year ... defeated Virginia's Dave Takseraas, 16-6, whose twin brother Rob was Mansueto's practice partner during the 2000 season ... won four of six matches at the Millersville Belles Tournament including three straight to open the the day ... appeared in seven tournaments for Maryland on the season.

Redshirted in 1998-1999: Compiled a 6-5 overall record … decided to redshirt to prepare for the 1999-2000 season in which the Terps host the ACC Championships … won five consecutive matches at the East Stroudsburg Open on his way to a sixth-place finish … defeated Maryland's starter Bryan Robinovitz, 3-2, in the fifth round of the consolation bracket to reach the fifth-place wrestle-off … also saw action in both the Penn State and Wilkes-Barre opens.

As a Freshman: A regular starter for the Terps at 126 pounds … competed in 10 dual meets and finished with a 4-6 record … 14-9 in tournaments … finished in the top eight at the East Stroudsburg Open … took fifth at the Millersville Invitational … third at the Congressional Cup … won pivotal dual matches against Omar Mann of Coppin State (9-8) and David Lombardy of American (4-3) … 18-15 overall … top 10 finish in the prestigious Midlands Tourney.

Before Maryland: Earned four varsity letters for wrestling at West Chester East High School in West Chester, Pa … first four-time district champion in District I South … four-time Pennsylvania state qualifier … took fourth in state as a senior … holds school mark with 131 wins.

Personal: Mark Joseph Mansueto … son of Jo Anne and Dan Mansueto … born Dec. 16, 1978 … plans to major in communication … also recruited by Penn State and George Mason.

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1999-2000 SEASON (sophomore): 20-13 ESO W Bill Bocra (Columbia) 7-3 ESO W Travis Granger (Binghamton) 7-5 ESO L Josh Geery (Gloucester) F5:10 ESO L Taylor McCrea (Kutztown) 8-2 PSO L Eric Eisenhart (Cornell) 8-5 *CS W Forfeit -- WO W Eric Eisenhart (Cornell) 10-6 WO W Erick Glass (Duquesne) 11-8 WO L Jason Betz (Penn State) 12-2 WO L Greg Austin (Rutgers) 5-1 MBT W Eric Burger (Binghamton) 13-7 MBT W Chris Hanlon (Pennsylvania) 8-5 MBT W Kevin Logue (Roger Williams) F5:19 MBT L Tony Abbate (Slippery Rock) 3-2 MBT W Eric Burger (Binghamton) 13-6 MBT L Donnie Defillipis (George Mason) 9-0 *NA L Mark Conley (Navy) 6-3 *NC W Andrew Slack (North Carolina) TF 23-8, 6:35 *NCS W Oraefo Brown (NC State) 5-2 *BU W Rocky Miller (Bucknell) 13-5 CC L Donnie DeFilippis (George Mason) 9-3 CC L Tim Voiles (Carson Newman) 7-3 *DU W Harry Clarke (Duke) 11-4 *VA W Dave Takseraas (Virginia) 16-6 *DS W Jason Street (Delaware State) 10-1 *OD W Andy Simons (Old Dominion) 16-8 *HU W Aron Dorsey (Howard) 6-3 *AU W Pat Diaz (American) 12-5 ACC W Oraefo Brown (NC State) 3-2 sd ACC L P.J. Bory (Virginia) 6-4 **ACC SECOND PLACE** NCAA L Grant Hoerr (Wisconsin) 10-2 NCAA W Brian McDermott (Duquesne) 9-2 NCAA L Gabe Vigil (Boise State) 7-3

1998-99 SEASON (redshirt): 6-5 ESO L Jason Betz (Unattached) 7-1 ESO W Brad Kleckner (East Stroudsburg) Forfeit ESO W Jeff Albano (Unattached) 3-2 ESO W Jon Kumfert (College of New Jersey) 10-8 ESO W Justin Hoff (East Stroudsburg) Forfeit ESO W Bryan Robinovitz (Maryland) 3-2 ESO L Kohlby O'Donnell (Kutztown) 5-3 **SIXTH PLACE** PSO L Jason DeBruin (Hofstra) 4-1 WBO W Matt Erni (Carleton) F5:30 WBO L Sidney Billups (Coppin State) 8-6 WBO L Jeremy Singleton (Army) 9-6

1997-98 SEASON (freshman): 18-17 ESO W Eric Siegal (Buffalo T22-6 ESO W Mike Zechman (C.N.J. 9-0 ESO L C.C. Fisher (N. Carolina) 7-3 ESO W Greg Knox (Unattached) 3-1 ESO L Justin Hoff (E.S.U.) 3-1 **TOP EIGHT FINISH** PSO L Tony Clark (Pitt-Johnstown) 8-2 PSO W Robert Takseraas (Maryland) 11-4 PSO L Jason Goldman (Binghamton) 9-4 *CSC W Omar Mann (Coppin St.) 9-8 *HU L Jamel Crawford (Howard) 10-8 MC W Andy Wollner (Iowa State) 10-3 MC L Steve Walker (U.Penn) 9-3 MC W Noah Delaney (Eastern Michigan) 7-3 MC W Frank Nocito (N. Carolina) 10-3 MC L Doug Schwab (Iowa) 8-4 *JM L Dave Vollmer (James Madison) 8-1 MI W Eric Bollette (Rutgers) 9-3 MI L Greg Knox (F&M) 9-6 MI W Tiree Murphy (Norfolk State) 7-2 MI W Travis Granger (Binghampton) 13-4 MI L Charles Seibert (Duquesne) 10-6 MI W Jason Hodge (Campbell) 6-4 **FIFTH PLACE** *NCS L Tommy Davis (NC State) 13-3 *OD W Andy Simons (Old Dominion) 8-6 *GM W Forfeit (George Mason) WBF *NC L C.C. Fisher (N. Carolina) 5-1 *VA L Matt Roth (Virginia) 10-2 CC L Joe Catalanotto (Hofstra) 15-6 CC W Eric Bollette (Rutgers) DFLT CC W Travis Campbell (Navy) DFLT CC W Joe Catalanotto (Hofstra) 7-6 **THIRD PLACE *DU L Chris Heckel (Duke) 11-4 *AU W David Lombardy (American) 4-3 ACC L Matt Roth (Virginia) F4:25 ACC L Tommy Davis (NC State) 4-0